The Department of the Interior has successfully matched their message to the right medium with their use of Instagram -- and that's one of the ways government can innovate better.
This announcement from the rom the eRulemaking Program Management Office comes from NCDD sustaining member Alexander Moll, Communication Specialist at the Environmental Protection Agency – eRulemaking Branch…Continue
Added by Sandy Heierbacher on February 23, 2012 at 7:09pm — No Comments
I'm looking at the Federal agenda for 2012 as set out a few weeks ago by Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel. This is what I see:
Nothing wrong with this, but it seems to me that for 2012 from a strategic perspective this is…Continue
From the article:
Transparency advocates claimed a partial victory in the inclusion of $12.4 million for the flagship Electronic Government Fund in the omnibus spending package that is going before Congress for a vote on Dec. 16.
The eGov fund pays for high-profile open government and innovation initiatives including Data.gov, Federal IT Dashboard, Challenge.gov and Performance.gov. It is administered by the General Services…Continue
Added by Glenn Batuyong on December 15, 2011 at 4:06pm — No Comments
For the first time in history on Moscow government meeting all of the materials will be filed in electronic form on the desktop computers through a specialized information system. Government members've already received their passwords. Access to system is possible through any device via Internet. System is still in test mode, but it previously passed inspection work with no problems found.
Such a measure due to the fact that…Continue
By now, most people are familiar with Angry Birds, the simple trajectory-based mobile game about birds that can’t fly crashing into green pigs with mustaches and helmets. This game is so incredibly popular that it made the Guinness World Records for being the most downloaded paid app in most countries across the globe. There were over 30 million downloads worldwide, with over 10 million on an Apple device, and over 7 million on Android.…Continue
In the wake of the recent disasters in Japan, many organizations used Twitter to raise donations for the relief effort overseas. However, Microsoft’s Bing pledged $100,000 and received a lot of criticism for their generous pledge.
On March 12, Bing tweeted “How can you #SupportJapan? For every retweet, @bing will give $1 to Japan quake victims, up to $100K.”
Some may think it’s a clever way…
Added by Jon Lee on March 24, 2011 at 4:27pm — No Comments
Added by Jon Lee on February 23, 2011 at 1:46pm — No Comments
Every other year, my agency produces a Biennial Performance Report that shows the progress of IT initiatives across state agencies. Traditionally, we have published paper documents with a PDF version for download.
This year, we flipped the model on its ear by turning this report into a…Continue
Added by Robert on October 21, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments
I couldn't believe it when this tweet popped up:
Was Texas Attorney General Jeffs sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting a child? Wait a minute... The Attorney General for Texas is Greg Abbott, not Abram Harker Jeffs. So, what's going on here?
If you look at the other tweets from Texas.gov, the Official State…Continue
Added by Jon Lee on June 25, 2010 at 11:45am — No Comments
When my son turned three, we got him a bike with training wheels. He did quite well, but when it came time to take off those training wheels, he violently refused. Even a three year old knew that going from four
wheels down to two would increase his chances of falling from zero to
That’s because training wheels aren’t actually training wheels. They’re impeding wheels. They rob you of the chance to learn balance, which is the most…Continue
Today we released our inaugural E-Government Transparency Index. You can download the report for free on our website and read about it on NextGov.
For years we have measured satisfaction of government web sites using…Continue
Added by Dave Lewan on February 16, 2010 at 10:33pm — No Comments
Added by Paul Canning on October 28, 2009 at 8:36am — No Comments